Ellsworth, Oliver, 1745-1807

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1745
Death 1807-11-26
American

Biographical notes:

Ellsworth, jurist and statesman; delegate to the Continental Congress (1777-1784); chief justice, U.S. Supreme Court (1796-1799).

From the description of Letters to Rufus King, 1800-1801. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 237392171

From the description of Opinions of Oliver Ellsworth, 1774-1786. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339020

Member of the Continental Congress from Connecticut and later Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

From the description of Letter : Philad[elphia], to J. Wadsworth, 1780, Apr. 15. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 53092628

Delegate to the Continental Congress, U.S. senator from Connecticut, and chief justice of the United States Supreme Court.

From the description of Papers of Oliver Ellsworth, 1762-1907. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71072625

Delegate to the Continental Congress, U.S. senator from Connecticut, and chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

From the description of Oliver Ellsworth family papers, 1762-1907. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 34149504

Member of the Continental Congress from Connecticut and later Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

From the description of Letter, 1780 April 15. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 57616137

Oliver Ellsworth, a Delegate and a Senator from Connecticut was born in Windsor, Conn., April 29, 1745. He attended Yale College and graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1766. He studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1771. In his junior year at Princeton, he and others founded the Well Meaning Club, which later became the Cliosophic Society.

From the description of Oliver Ellsworth collection, 1775-1802. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 62318075

American lawyer and politician, was a revolutionary against British rule, a drafter of the United States Constitution, and third Chief Justice of the United States. Was appointed the U.S. Minister (ambassador) to the Netherlands from 1797 until 1801.

From the description of Oliver Ellsworth letters, 1776-circa 1800. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 643245571

Oliver Ellsworth, a delegate and a senator from Connecticut was born in Windsor, Conn., on April 29, 1745. He attended Yale College and graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1766. In his junior year at Princeton, he and others founded the Well Meaning Club, which later became the Cliosophic Society. He studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1771. Ellsworth was appointed Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1796.

From the description of Oliver Ellsworth collection, 1775-1863. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 177679047

American jurist and statesman.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Noah Webster, 1789 Jun. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614208

Member of the Continental Congress. Justice of Supreme Court.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Justin Ely, 1785 Feb. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614211

From the description of Bill in autograph, signed : Windsor, 1786 Jun. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614215

Ellsworth was the Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, 1796-1800.

From the description of [Note] 1801 Dec. 8 [to] E. Williams / O. Ellsworth. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 214281146

Lawyer and politician; delegate to Continental Congress and drafter of the U.S. Constitution; U.S. senator from Connecticut; and chief justice, of U.S. Supreme Court; resident of Windsor, Conn.

From the description of Oliver Ellsworth order to state treasurer Jon Lawrence to pay for building the fort at Groton, 1776 July 8. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 232961076

Oliver Ellsworth helped draft the United States Constitution and was the third Chief Justice of the United States. At the time of this letter, he was an envoy to France, and as such had helped negotiate an agreement with Napoleon over restrictions to US shipping which many Americans felt was too generous to Napoleon.

John Jay was President of the Continental Congress 1778-1779, first Chief Justice of the United States 1789-1795, and Governor of New York state 1795-1801.

From the description of Oliver Ellsworth autograph letter signed to John Jay, Havre, 1800 October 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 779287237



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Subjects:

  • Fortification
  • Judges--19th century--Correspondence
  • Judges--18th century--Correspondence
  • Land speculation--Ohio--Western Reserve.
  • Bank investments--Connecticut.
  • Boundary disputes--Early works to 1800
  • Judges--Connecticut.
  • Land speculation
  • Statesmen--19th century--Correspondence
  • Judges
  • XYZ Affair, 1797-1798
  • Shipping--History
  • Sabbath--Legislation--Early works to 1800
  • Practice of law--Connecticut.
  • Correspondence
  • Politicans--18th century--Correspondence
  • Practice of law
  • Politicans--19th century--Correspondence
  • Warrants (Law)--Early works to 1800
  • Bank investments

Occupations:

  • Senators, U.S. Congress--Connecticut.
  • Jurists.
  • Judges--Connecticut.
  • Lawyers--Connecticut.

Places:

  • Connecticut (as recorded)
  • Connecticut (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Connecticut (as recorded)
  • Connecticut--Groton (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Connecticut (as recorded)
  • Ohio--Western Reserve (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Fort Griswold (Groton, Conn.) (as recorded)
  • Connecticut (as recorded)
  • Connecticut (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Ohio--Western Reserve (as recorded)